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Aaron does a full video review of the Apple iPhone 5.  Featuring an Apple A6 dual-core CPU clocked at 1 GHz, the iPhone 5 sports a 4-inch Retina Display (326 ppi), 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD recording, 1,440 mAh battery, 4G LTE, and iOS 6.  It's available now at Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint.  For iPhone fans, it's a great upgrade - and it's a high-end phone that's worth recommending to many.  But keeping the big picture in mind, iPhone no longer commands the wide lead it once had in the smartphone market.  There are a ton of great high-end Android and Windows Phone devices that offer equally compelling value propositions.  Is iPhone 5 worth your hard-earned money?  Part 1 of 2.


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Robin Reints
Robin Reints One X for sure!
John Anthony
John Anthony Galaxy S3
Kenny Lee
Kenny Lee Galaxy S 3
Edmund Labz Benaojanovic
Edmund Labz Benaojanovic GS3 all the way.
Andrew T Roach
Andrew T Roach One X. Love Android. Display and build quality is second to none. Hate AMOLED and cheap plastic.
Colton Jung
Colton Jung DOGFIGHT. NOW.
Domenic Scacchitti
Domenic Scacchitti Im just excited to see the dogfights.....
Arham Noor
Arham Noor one.X!!
Chuck Distance
Chuck Distance I'm HTC sense fan myself but I know that the galaxy S3 is the better phone.
Yi Hsuan Cheng
Yi Hsuan Cheng definitely galaxy s3 :)))
Andy Pacifist-NoteBook McCray
Andy Pacifist-NoteBook McCray It's awesome
Chris Robato
Chris Robato GS3 for the win.
Joanna Enrique Ramos
Joanna Enrique Ramos Got my galaxy3 in white last month and loving it!
Joanna Enrique Ramos
Joanna Enrique Ramos Galaxy3
Daryle Morris
Daryle Morris GALAXY S3
Daryle Morris
Daryle Morris Finally got his hands on one
Alex Molina
Alex Molina S 3!
Alfie Pugh
Alfie Pugh Plus the others I've had the experience
Alfie Pugh
Alfie Pugh IPhone 5
Abram Jim
Abram Jim note 2
Jared Dore
Jared Dore One x
Keith C. Langill
Keith C. Langill I'm confused: you ask about one of three devices, but you only review just the iPhone. Strange link. When do you do the shootout?
Michelle McBrien
Michelle McBrien Bought the 1x didn't care it for it went back to apple for the iPhone 5!!! And I'm loving it!!!
Tim Houp
Tim Houp None of the above, I'll wait for the Lumia 920, although my Lumia 900 is already better than any of these 3...
Watashiwa Brandon
Watashiwa Brandon IPhone 5 and one x
Sam Platz
Sam Platz Galaxy s3
Diego Schneider
Diego Schneider Samsung galaxy s3 Duhhhh !!
Ema Rojas
Ema Rojas SGS3 OF COURSE
Tito Burgos
Tito Burgos I have gs3 but the galaxy note 2 will destroy what little the iphone 5 has left over from gs3 takeover
Guillermo Perez-Arguello
Guillermo Perez-Arguello Galaxy S3
Don Stephen Strada II
Don Stephen Strada II do i really have to say.......samsung without even looking man! samsung is our future now!!
Silver Ochoa
Silver Ochoa Why is the iphone 5 so much in demand! If the gs3 is better. And not to mention a month wait.
Dayna Cannistraci
Dayna Cannistraci Galaxy 3
Ryan Anton
Ryan Anton One X is obviously the best
Mark Belkowski
Mark Belkowski gs3 is the clear winner.
Edison Eduardo Cevallos-Veliz
Edison Eduardo Cevallos-Veliz I honestly feel it should be iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy III, and 8X. It should be three platforms, not just two. Besides, the One X has been out for too long.
Jason Mason
Jason Mason GS3 all day
Lewis Hall
Lewis Hall S 111!!
Vumbut Lekyil
Vumbut Lekyil One x
Hugo Contreras Lagos
Hugo Contreras Lagos Neither....Lumia 920 FTW!!!
Rivelino M. Sellier
Rivelino M. Sellier One x
Angel Hernandez
Angel Hernandez S3(:
Luis Carlos Diaz Sananes
Luis Carlos Diaz Sananes Windows Phone... HTC 8X or Nokia Lumia 920
Gary Bowling
Gary Bowling The One X would not be so bad if it were not bogged down by Sense.
Joy Inman Hill
Joy Inman Hill Galaxy S3
Steve Karll
Steve Karll Galaxy Slll
Steven Quacoo- Dorby
Steven Quacoo- Dorby Iphone5
Dustin Momeni
Dustin Momeni RAZR MAXX HD
Mark Belkowski
Mark Belkowski i cant even believe you would consider putting the ifail up against the gs3 or onex.
Joseph Thelmas
Joseph Thelmas SIII
Paul Stone
Paul Stone One X
Jason Charles
Jason Charles galaxy s3 for me
Jeradiah R Williams
Jeradiah R Williams The galaxy S3
Gary Bowling
Gary Bowling @ Dimitri - That's the most ignorant thing I have ever read regarding smartphone users... why don't you provide a link to that study?
Nathan Bryant
Nathan Bryant SGS III, iPhone 5, One X. Not a fan of sense. I own an iPhone 5 & love it but I favor Android.
Derek Owens
Derek Owens S3
Mendez Roy
Mendez Roy Galaxyyyyyyyy
Dimitri Gharam
Dimitri Gharam There is a scientific theory that depending on how a person looks and interacts with the Internet. The android users are very naive and a short temper. Compared to iOS users are very satisfying in their lives and even respected at the same because the content varies on mobile os
Julian J. Perry
Julian J. Perry S3 hands down
William Burnham
William Burnham My One S has served me well .
James Everette Edwards
James Everette Edwards HTC One X
Kevin Alexander Medina
Kevin Alexander Medina SG3
Joanna Enrique Ramos
Joanna Enrique Ramos I love my galaxy3!
Branden Mathew Hooper
Branden Mathew Hooper GS3
Grown Fly AndGifted
Grown Fly AndGifted One X all day the iPhone 4ss aka iPhone 5 is trash
Yasir Sohail
Yasir Sohail Lol@ppl talking about plastic and metal and glass. They both will be damaged no matter whay when you drop them. Only idiots worry about plastic and glass. S3 is an aweso.e pho e and I cant wait to get a note 2, wont need a tab after that I am sure.
Wilmer Lisboa
Wilmer Lisboa Samsung galaxy s3
Gary Bowling
Gary Bowling Galaxy S3.
Darrien Glasser
Darrien Glasser If it's not the Verizon one, GSIII any day. Otherwise the One X.
Brandon Kassab
Brandon Kassab S3
Jerm Torres
Jerm Torres T-Mobile sidekick 3 > iPhone5
Said Issa
Said Issa GS3 any day !
Devin Martinez
Devin Martinez I haven't had any of those problems at all my typing is great & the touch sensitivity is perfect remember these screen were being made by 3 deferent company's maybe some aren't as good as others
Nathan Parks
Nathan Parks I got the s3 when it launched because I was so sure that apple would once again release the bare minimum of an upgrade to manipulate its loyal customers into buying it. I was right and am completely happy with my s3 and Google now is amazing
Gabriel Martinez
Gabriel Martinez Its time for the galaxy s3 to put the stretched out iphone 4s to bed.
Shawn Poling
Shawn Poling I canceled my iPhone 5 order and got the Samsung galaxy s3. I love it so far.
Jenni Massey
Jenni Massey If I were to upgrade now, I would get a Sammy Galaxy S3. It's the phone I have my eye on for my next Android phone.
Michael Alvarado Castellano
Michael Alvarado Castellano Galaxy s3 n iPhone 5 no questions asked
William Plotner
William Plotner One X
Jamille Browne
Jamille Browne Wow predominantly android devices are the phones of choice as it seems, years ago a lot of people used to say iPhone, progress is being made
Ryan Rodriguez
Ryan Rodriguez nexus all the way! Baby
Tony Abiama
Tony Abiama Galaxy S3...
Khurt Escoffery
Khurt Escoffery Galaxy S3!!! Easy choice
Murad Nazi
Murad Nazi Galaxy S4 to be announced in early 2013...start saving your money. http://www.phonearena.com/news/Korea-Times-Samsung-Galaxy-S-4-to-be-announced-at-MWC2013_id34539
Murtaza Rzv
Murtaza Rzv iphone 5 a poorly made phone...galaxy s3 is great ..features and quality wise...GALAXY S 3 is a top premium device of the year
Oliver Evo
Oliver Evo Just One x
Dominic Chapala
Dominic Chapala iPhone 5
John Marler
John Marler Galaxy nexus
Tyrus Bobo Da Keyboardest
Tyrus Bobo Da Keyboardest am convinced.apple has put brain washing potion in all their products.the iphone 5 is once again a minimal upgrade from the 4s and ppl are acting like its a totally new phone design...smh.s3 all the way
Kaizer Joelle
Kaizer Joelle Ip5. Love Samsung.. Just don't like android
Micca Koster
Micca Koster I just watched iPhone 5 review and my opinion junk. Can't believe all the issues with it out of the box
Jose Santiago Gonzalez
Jose Santiago Gonzalez Galaxy s3 until next week when something else better comes out.
Joernie Berrios
Joernie Berrios GS3
Cesario Brito Jr.
Cesario Brito Jr. Nexus or gtfo
Eron Tapia Ramos
Eron Tapia Ramos Galaxys3
William Psy-Fi Baba Ejiogbe
William Psy-Fi Baba Ejiogbe One X
Mohaimn Fikry Draz
Mohaimn Fikry Draz Galaxy S3
Larry L Roe
Larry L Roe Both
Morgan Murdock
Morgan Murdock You suck
Owais Akhtar
Owais Akhtar I'm only getting the iPhone 5 because of Siri, after returning my Galaxy S3, because S-Voice wouldn't properly work. But yes, the GS3 rocks!
Melvin Mejia
Melvin Mejia Iphone 5 duh
Rich Morrissey
Rich Morrissey Iphone 5
Sarfaraz Baloch
Sarfaraz Baloch One x
Ivan Villegas
Ivan Villegas I will get a S3 on may 2013
Christopher Daniel
Christopher Daniel Galaxy s3... iPhone 5 is for sure OVERRATED!!!! besides, Samsung needs some sort of repatriationfor their ridiculous loss to freakin apple!
Rudy Don
Rudy Don S3...no brainer
Bryant Buchanan
Bryant Buchanan Galaxy s3
Joel Valladares
Joel Valladares Samsung Galaxy S III always
Michael Schneider
Michael Schneider Note 2
Jamille Browne
Jamille Browne You mean One X vs S3 because as far as I'm concerned iPhone 5 is played out
Matthew Hart
Matthew Hart Droid RAZR Maxx HD!!
Zia A. Wahab
Zia A. Wahab One X
Steve Johns
Steve Johns And ios is such a a bore
Patrik Farky
Patrik Farky iPhone 5 !!!!!!
Chris Glade
Chris Glade Galaxy S III. No comparison
Steve Johns
Steve Johns Galaxy s3 for sure I hate squinting to see such a small screen lol:-P
Marc Hill
Marc Hill S III
George Av
George Av galaxy s3 what else.
Darren Penix
Darren Penix iPhone. What else?
Daniel Villarreal
Daniel Villarreal Iphone5
Juan Castillo
Juan Castillo iPhone 4s !!!Ha!
Lawrence Lepes
Lawrence Lepes I am actually waiting for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2! That will desicrate all in its path!
Vicente Trevino
Vicente Trevino HTC Evo 4G LTE, iPhone 5 then Galaxy S3
Rodrigo  Argente
Rodrigo Argente galaxy s3
Steve Hartsock
Steve Hartsock International One X
J Alberto Garcia Flores
J Alberto Garcia Flores Galaxy S3
Nikolas Manuelides
Nikolas Manuelides ONE X!!!!
Mihajlo Miki Duric
Mihajlo Miki Duric Samsung galaxy note 2 and nokia lumia 920 :)
John Luttrell
John Luttrell One x please
Devlin Robear
Devlin Robear Lumia 920, but out of the three, the S3.
Lawrence Lepes
Lawrence Lepes Hands down the Samsung Galaxy S3! In order from worst to best, I would rank them, 1- Samsung Galaxy S3, 2- HTC One X, 3- IPhone 5
Matti Hietala
Matti Hietala Galaxy Nexus.
Mitchell Plaster
Mitchell Plaster Iphone 5. i dont need huge phones...
Ric Stewart
Ric Stewart Samsung GS3
Matthew Jordan
Matthew Jordan iPhone 5....!!!!
Floyd Lucas
Floyd Lucas one x
Juwon Donte
Juwon Donte S3 but the lumia 920 has caught my eye
Adrian Anguiano
Adrian Anguiano iPhone 5
Scott Graham
Scott Graham Galaxy S3
Rasin Muhammad Sadooq
Rasin Muhammad Sadooq Galaxy Nexus! Still the best
Zach Chapman
Zach Chapman Samsung Galaxy SIII.. FTW!!
Arvydas Grušeckas
Arvydas Grušeckas Lumia 920
Eskias McDaniels
Eskias McDaniels Gs3. Easy work




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